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Scholarly Works

Octavian Robinson

2017 Submissions

Journal Paper

Robinson, Octavian E and Jonathan Henner. "The Personal is Political in The Deaf Mute Howls: Deaf Epistemology Seeks Disability Justice." Disability & Society 32. 9 (2017): 1416-1436. Web. «

Robinson, Octavian E. "Moving Toward Disability Justice." Disability Studies Quarterly 37. 3 (2017): 1-10. Web. £

Published Review

Robinson, Octavian E. "DEAF-SAME: Is it For Real?" Rev. of It's A Small World: Deaf Spaces in International Encounters, eds. Friedner, Michele and Kusters, Annelies. Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education 1 Oct. 2017: Web. £

Journal Editor

Robinson, Octavian E, et al, ed. Journal of American Sign Languages and Literatures. Denver: ASLized, 2018. Web.

Invited Keynote/Presentation

Robinson, Octavian E and Naomi Sheneman. "Power and Privilege in Interpreting." Workshop for MCDHH. Massachusetts Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing. Worcester, MA. 15 Jun. 2017. Guest Lecture.

Robinson, Octavian E. "In-Betweenity: Deconstructing the Binary and Ditching the Hierarchy of Identity." Pride Summit of the Intelligence Community. Federal Bureau of investigation. Washington, DC. 12 Jun. 2017. Address.

Robinson, Octavian E. "In-Betweenity: The Encounters of Identity Among Deaf People and Their Intersections." Brown University Disabilities in Medicine. Brown University School of Medicine. Providence, RI. 15 Apr. 2017. Address.

Robinson, Octavian E. "Whiteness, Xenophobia, Stigma, and the Battle Against Sign Language." Brown University. Brown University. Providence, RI. 15 Mar. 2017. Guest Lecture.

Robinson, Octavian E. "Three Degrees Apart: Being Trans and Grappling with Deaf Cultural Norms." Invited Talk. Brown University. Providence, RI. 15 Mar. 2017. Guest Lecture.

Robinson, Octavian E. "Agents of Change: Teaching ASL from a Social Justice Framework for deaf Instructors." Invited Talk. Road to Deaf Interpreting. Worcester, MA. 26 Jan. 2017. Address.

Uninvited Presentations

Robinson, Octavian E and Naomi Sheneman. "False Goodwill: Muting the Deaf Voice in Access." Pacific Rim international Conference on Disability Studies and Diversity. University of Hawaii. Honolulu, HI. 10 Oct. 2017. Conference Presentation.

Robinson, Octavian E, et al. "Emerging Deaf Historians: Researching, Writing, and Reinterpreting Deaf History." International Deaf Academics and Researchers Conference. Deaf Academics. Copenhagen, Denmark. 11 Aug. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Robinson, Octavian E and Andrew Veith. "Beyond Observation: Service Learning and Community Involvement for American Sign Language and Deaf Studies Students." American Sign Language Teachers Association. ASLTA. Salt Lake City, UT. 26 Jun. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Robinson, Octavian E. "Social Justice Framework in Teaching ASL and Deaf Studies: Benefits and Applications." American Sign Language Teachers Association conference. ASLTA. Salt Lake City, UT. 26 Jun. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Robinson, Octavian E. "Sign Language Interpreters: For Show or for Access?" International Conference on Disability as Spectacle. University of California at Los Angeles. Los Angeles, CA. 13 Apr. 2017. Conference Presentation. £

Peer Reviewed/Juried Poster Presentation

Robinson, Octavian E and Naomi Sheneman. "No Room for Ego: Sign Language Interpreting for Equity, Not Entertainment." Proceedings of the Pacific Rim international conference on disability studies, October, 2017, Honolulu, Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii: n.p.. *